The BA (Hons) in Business Management provides the practical skills and conceptual understanding required for managing in organisations. It provides a broad understanding of management under diverse operating conditions and builds for you a contextual and conceptual foundation to manage organizations undergoing dramatic change. All the basic functional areas that are deemed to comprise the business discipline Marketing, Operations, Information Systems, Finance, HRM, Business Policy and Strategy and Change, Economics, Law and Contemporary Issues are examined over the duration of the course and in the context of contemporary change.
From the beginning you will start to develop the high levels of professionalism that employers look for, along with the understanding of how organisations operate and the ability to apply theory to real-life situations – making you efficient and effective in any organisational, cultural or social context.
Gain a broad understanding of organisations on this vocational degree with a focus on managing people and processes in large and small organisations.
The degree expects you as a student to demonstrate relevant knowledge and understanding of organisations, the external context in which they operate and how they are managed. The degree is a challenging learning experience and provides a broad understanding of organisations and the skills to reflect on your knowledge, learning and practice.
The course will require you to demonstrate an ability to integrate theory and application and be efficient and effective in any organizational, cultural, and social context.
The course aims to deliver conceptual propositions and skills related to:
A significant emphasis of the approach taken seeks to provide for your individual needs helping you to derive maximum benefit from teaching and learning situations by utilizing self-development learning and reflection techniques. Transferable key skills are explicitly assimilated into individual unit syllabuses and the various forms of summative and formative assessments undertaken throughout the course help develop critical management skills.